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! >> bill: we're bringing him back. mitt romney lying through his teeth about g.m. and chrysler! and got caught. but first -- >> this is the "full court press." >> on this thursday, other headlines making news, kelsey grammer raised eyebrows when he and his wife brought their 3-month-old daughter to hugh hefner's halloween party at the playboy mansion. he released a statement after a picture of the baby went viral online. he said his wife is breast-feeding and they don't have a nanny or a trusted baby-sitter. >> bill: 3 years? >> 3 months. daughter faith goes everywhere with them. she was asleep during the whole party. there were not any problems. >> bill: i don't have a problem with that. 3-month-old. come on. as if that baby is going to remember and be traumatized by being at the playboy mansion. >> the press pool on air force i was caught off-guard yesterday. the president's plane was not stocked with m&ms. the peanut chocolate candy is a regular staple on the aircraft. especially designed white boxe
. >> during the gm bailout there was trouble with the biggest parts provider delphi. that prompted a lot of nervous questions from delphi retirees union and nonunion. that's how president obama describes the u.s. auto bailout on the campaign trail. in 09 teetering gm got billions. but the deal would not work without labor piece and the united auto workers wanted delphi members taken care of. delphi was and is gm's top parts supplier. they were wading through bankruptcy canceled employee pensions handing off the remains to a federal government a nightmare for delphi retirees. >> my pension went from 2,550 dollars a month to the government paying $335 a month. >> the folks at the international union wanted help. if gm restored the union's delphi pensions the uaw would go along with the bailout. gm agreed. >> when you heard the union pensions are being topped off you would think everybody would be treated fairly and equally. that was not the case. >> 20,000 salary delphi retirees got no pension bailout. many suspect they know why. >> the union had political connections and we do not. >> tha
, so misleading that chrysler and gm executives themselves are pushing back. people expect politicians to trim the truth a bit, but it's possible that mitt romney has just crossed a line that not even the most uninformed voters will accept, that jeep is moving to china. and look who's back, joe isuzu, speaking of dishonesty, this time campaigning, kind of, for mitt romney. >> i'm joe isuzu. guys, vote for mitt romney and you'll get a free binder full of women, you have my word on it! >> well, in case you missed that, it's a spoof, sort of, and it's in the "sideshow." joe isuzu is back. finally, let me finish with the best way to fight people who play racial politics -- get out there and vote. this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> we've got new national polls on the presidential race. let's check the "hardball" scoreboard. first a new "washington post"/abc poll shows mitt romney and president obama with a tie. a new "new york times"/cbs poll has the president up one, 48-47. and a new npr poll has romney up one, 48/47 but the npr poll also finds that president obama has a four-
, and profits were down 12% on a year ago. >> now gm is blaming its performance in europe for those results. it is planning to cut 2600 jobs to try to jumpstart its performance here. workers at opel, gm's german subsidiary, could be the first to go. >> opel's plant employs about five dozen people, and all of them could soon be out of a job. the assembly line produces the opel safira, which will go out of production opel in 2016 production -- out of production in 2016. opel lost just under 200 million euros in the first quarter of 2012. the downhill slide continued in the second quarter. in the third quarter, opel fell short by almost 370 million euros. industry analysts think gm could soon put its foot on the break. opel is a big obstacle to their plans to roar back. >> good news for germany -- projections said the company will collect its highest tax revenues ever this year. the federal government as well as states and municipalities are said to take in a total of 602.4 billion euros, which beats earlier projections by almost 6 billion euros. the government says it will come close to balan
in europe. ford and gm reported better-than-expected profits this week as north american sales helped boost revenue while european demand dropped. gm is looking to save $500 million in the next couple years as it restructures in that region. the automaker says it has cut 2,300 jobs in europe and wants to cut 300 more. ford is also restructuring by eliminating 5,700 workers in the uk and europe. "europe has been on the brink for awhile now. but it doesn't seem to be really impacting u.s. sales and north america remains a very profitable wing for most of these automakers worldwide. so europe is slumping and slowly but surely automakers are starting to remove capacity from that region and that should help them deal with it in the long run." that was kelsey may of cars.com. ford and gm both expect to lose money in the eurozone. ford sees losses topping $1 billion. gm says it could lose as much as $1.8 billion. 18.5 million. that's the number of europeans who are currently unemployed. the region's jobless rate hit an all-time high in september of 11.6%. 146,000 people lost their jobs in the last
. that drew another company into the fact check, gm, which had been saved of course by the auto bailout. a gm spokesman telling the press, "we've clearly entered some parallel universe." also from gm, "at this stage we're looking at hubble telescope-like distances between campaign ads and reality." but here's the thing. it is one thing to lie about your record or even your opponent's record. but what mr. romney has done here is to lie about a third party. in that third party's back yard. and you can tell that mr. romney's ohio lie about jeep is not going to work in ohio in part because ohio voters follow the car industry like it's the local football team. the romney campaign's running these ads in youngstown, for example. take a look at the "youngstown vindicator." the kind of reporting they were doing back in july on a local plant. "i think part of this relates to our focus on quality and make sure parts are right so we don't pass problems further up the line," said somebody's cousin. here's the youngstown paper in august on a plant expanding. "good news would be welcomed at the plant where
money in europe. the bottom line for g.m. in the third quarter was stronger than anticipated. earnings per share totaled 93 cents, well above the0 cents per shares expected. g.m. returned to profitability in south america and china profit jumped 10%. shares jumped 9.5% as volume tripled. g.m. hopes to stop losing money in europe by the middle of the decade. yesterday, ford told us it expects its european business to begin turning around in about a year. today, ford shares were also on the move after its strong0 earnings report during the market closure. ford rallied 8.2%. over $11 per share for the first time since may. some merger action in the clothes and fashion industry hit the tape with p.v.h. buying warnaco group, that's the company licensing lvin kleinle speedo and other brands. warnco stock shot up almost 39%. the deal totals $2.8 billion in cash and stock. the buyer, p.v.h., rose 20% as a big sign of market confidence in the deal. and u.s. vitamin maker schiff nutrition has agreed to be bought by bayer, pushing schiff stock up 46%. the five most actively traded exchange traded
jobs to china. >> obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy and sold chrysler to italians who are going to build jeeps in china. >> reporter: chrysler and gm angrily denied they are shifting u.s. production to china. and joe biden accused romney of lying and causing panic among autoworkers in ohio. >> thousands of them are calling their uaw reps, "is it true, is it true? is jeep really going to leave? is the announcement they made not true? are they going to shut down our plant?" what a cynical, cynical thing to do. >> reporter: but the romney campaign does see some positive signs out there, especially in pennsylvania, minnesota and michigan. three states that have been considered solidly democratic, but where the obama campaign is now suddenly playing defense, spending more than $1 million on tv ads for the final week. diane? >> also on the campaign trail, jonathan karl. thank you, jon. >>> and coming up here next, flammable gas leaking and it's not just a danger in the storm zone. look. our experiment tonight on this invisible threat. hi, i just switched jobs, and i want to
of the month. sales at g.m. rose almost 5% on strength in its cadillac and buick brands. at ford, sales barely budged, up just four tenths of a percent. the auto maker believes the massive storm cost the industry as many as 25,000 sales in the last three days of the month. chrysler was up 10%, led by its ram pickup truck. toyota's sales were up 16%, while honda gained about half that. also from ford today, some management news that looks like a succession plan. mark fields was tapped to be chief operating officer, a move seen as steering him to eventually take the wheel from ford c.e.o. alan mulally. diane eastabrook reports. >> reporter: as chief operating officer, 51-year-old mark fields will run the day-to-day operations at ford, and will also be in charge of weekly business review meetings. 67-year-old alan mulally will remain c.e.o. through 2014, focusing on global products and the long-term strategy of the company. fields, a 23-year ford veteran, was handpicked by chairman bill ford seven years ago to run the company's north american operations. he's overseen successful product launches,
obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy. taxpayers still stand to lose $25 billion from the president's politically managed bankruptcy. these companies, chrysler in particular, we know their story, are now choosing to expand manufacturing overseas. these are the facts. >> remember the president talked about romnesia? well, it's contagious. congressman ryan. congressman ryan's caught it. let me tell you the facts. congressman ryan voted with us. he voted in the congress with us. >> joining me now, msnbc's joy reid and robert reich, former clinton labor secretary, university of california at berkeley economics professor, and author of "beyond outrage." joy reid, do you know florida? has no one told jeb bush this thing about his brother's lack of popularity with the american public? >> poor jeb keeps trying. he tried it at the convention too. he just tries to slip george in there every so often. >> you can't blame a brother, though. >> he loves his brother. you know, he keeps trying to get him back on the stage, and republicans keep saying no, thanks, we don't need him. it's also interes
of this franchise and -- as he said we're just not working together as gm manager. we're friends. i can't appreciate more how supportive he's been throughout of this with me. he's the genius that put this talent together to help get this done. to mayor lee, the city of san francisco, to e
. >> obama took g m&a chris -- j -- gm and chrysler. >> they're protesting a romney campaign claiming that they are sending jobs to china. chrysler and general motors both dispute the claims. romney's campaign insist the ads are accurate. >>> government to brownies tax rate have slipped below the plus 1. 48% of likely california voters say will vote yes. 38% say they'll vote no. back in july it had 4 5-4%. it has 34% support 49% say they'll vote no. >> oakland city council member, is target of an ethics commission. an unidentified citizen says say illegally used this computer. he announced he would run at at large council seat. complaints seamed liking a sign of desperation by political opponents. >>> within a few years the entire university of california is going smoke free. ucla aknox today it'll ban all tobacco by next spring. starting april # 22, it will be prohibited. officials say they want to make ucla the nation's healthiest campus. >>> the prison has been put on medical lock down since fraud an outbreak of chickenpox. the prison has suspended visits. to the inmates with chick
rallied on stronger earnings reported while markets were closed. likewise, gm soared after blowing past earnings estimates. >>> on the down side, apple shares slid and weighed down the nasdaq. >>> and, sorry, amex, your gold card hasn't got anything on this new, pure-gold diamond and mother of pearl card from a bank in kazakhstan. the price? $100,000 big ones. >>> just ahead, how students in louisiana are making a difference in the wake of sandy. >>> plus, our own brian williams gets a firsthand look at the devastation in his old stomping ground on the jersey shore. you're watching "early today." >>> well, welcome back. we're continuing to watch the storm pulling into portions of oregon, especially portland this morning. looks like a lot of rain is heading your way. then the storm clears out in the afternoon and gets a little better. seattle, this slug of rain up interstate 5, actually, from the border of seattle southwards to the puget sound, olympia and olympics and down into areas outside of portland. as far as the forecast tomorrow, a little improvement, hit-and-miss showers, but pa
's. their october sales are up by 10 percent. it looks like gm stocks is coming back up and the government may be able to get their money back. it will take time but it will be a good long-term investment. a guy named mark fields is the c 00. wall street really did this because ford has been sparking. and they did not have to give belau. net flakes karo announced that he is getting a stake in the company. their stake is up by 14 percent but he has had trouble with bay area companies. he had a problem with clorox and ship their investors be happy or worried? >> here say corporator and he tries to push things around. next slicks' is not going to be sold and the only one would have to worry about is amazon dock,..vom twa was a menr is takeover and he probably is going through the roof. this should be very interesting to watch. we would check back with a rock with winners and losers next. >> it is now 6:49 a.m.. >> in storm trackers for shows rank passing through the area and most of it occurred overnight. a lot of the wets whether impacted the church unless my. so far we are having dry conditions
markets were closed. >>> likewise, gm so i remembered after blowing past earnings estimates. >>> on the down side, apple shares slid and weighed down the nasdaq and, sorry, a.m. ex, your gold card has nothing on this, a new pure gold diamond and mother of pearl card from a bank in kazakhstan. the price, 100,000 big ones. shake your head at that. >>> just ahead, how students in louisiana are making a difference in the wake of sandy. >>> plus, our own brian williams gets a firsthand look at the devastation in his old stomping grounds, the "jersey shore." you're watching "early today." >>> well, welcome back to "early today" this november 1st. the cool air has invaded behind sandy. that's going to stick with the areas that don't have power. pretty quiet weather forecast across the country. there's really no big storms in sight today. even tomorrow looks relatively drank will. just a few showers rolling through the northern plains. let's fast forward to election day. we've been focusing on the swing states. thankfully it looks like the storm will be a coastal storm heading out t
.com. >> the dow is up 140 and gm i think is just moving down. what's going on with gm, please nicole? >> we continue to get the numbers on auto sales and general motors coming out with auto sales for the u.s., rose 4.7% and they also raised their year end inventory. target, reducing stocks to the down side, and gm reported a 13% drop in the third quarter profit and they've seen losses in europe and that obviously has been a continued theme. stuart: all right, nicole, thank you. >> thanks. stuart: oh, i was waiting for some animation to appear, it didn't appear so i'll launch right into my take, here we go. look, when the storm hit, i was in mississippi. the state has a terrific economic education program and i was fully engaged with some of the teachers and students so i watched sandy from a distance. i came home to new jersey yesterday, here is my take on that. i flew from jackson, mississippi to atlanta georgia, and from there to washington d.c. and that's as far as i could get my plane or train. to get to the new york area, i had to drive, and that tells you something. three days after t
decline. they're talking about this cold war between japan and china. gm had a good quarter too. gm is behind them in terms of this raushlization. obviously europe is just a disastrous report. latin america pretty good, asia had a swing. the most important thing is that he cannot leave until he gets through the problem. >> is it not good or bad that mallalay stays? so i'm good would it have been a bigger picture in europe of european ford if steel took over before rather than later. >> my feeling has always been you own the fords of the world is that they have always had huge cash awards. >> the announcement is out, they have promoted a number, a series of people. joe henriks, president of the americas, even know dell, most, a number of different things including the promotion of fields. >> asia, africa is the rangernd a the ranger is selling very well. >> it's a big story, you got it here first. >> all right, a lot of people did. of course not the only story out this morning. if you do want to get the latest out of the recovery, sandy, remain without power in the storm region. some
. >> reporter: and ryan fought back hard. >> president obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy. taxpayers still stand to lose billion billions of dollars from the president's managed bankruptcy. >> reporter: romney has been on the defensive for months on his position on auto bailout, now taking it right to the president. their skirmishes back and forth about this issue on the auto industry show how important it is, especially in ohio, which could hold the key to the white house. there are 800,000 people in jobs related to the auto industry in that state. charlie and norah, they could be decisive. >> jan crawford, thank you so much. national journal white house correspondent major garret is here. let's talk about what jan was just reporting on. why has the fight on the auto bailout gotten so nasty here in the end? >> the obama campaign -- from the romney/ryan ticket that the bailout is sending jobs to china. production may eventually be in china on jeeps. as chrysler and gm have pointed out, jeep, which is a chrysler brand, and gm, also producing autos in northern ohio, aren't shrinking th
,000 jobs that were created last month according to the adp report. gm reports an increase in sales, and housing construction numbers are up. all this is good and unemployment numbers are coming out tomorrow which probably show we've had 33 consecutive months of job growth and more than 5.2 million jobs. that's all good news the president can point to in saying we're moving forward, not backwards. >> amy, the political buzz story of the day. on a lot of front pages of blogs and newspapers, you've got this picture of the president and chris christie, both of them praising each other yesterday. let me play a little of the back-and-forth. >> there will be some folks who will criticize me for complimenting him. but you know what? i speak the truth. that's what i always do. sometimes you guys like it. sometimes you don't. sometimes politicians like it. sometimes they don't. but i say what i feel and what i believe. and i'm just doing the same thing with the president of the united states. so i did pinch myself every day. you know, like when i got on marine one, i'm pinching myself, belie
of the -- the ceos of chrysler and gm had to come out and say you're lie being us and you're going to hurt our sales with your lies. he's not really keeping up with business there, but i have to tell you also, earlier this week he got subsumed by the sandy coverage as it should have, but i put out a story with another videotape in which mitt romney talking to a fund-raiser earlier this year says, you know, there's a better business environment in china than the united states. well, why is that? it's because they have no worker protections, no environmental -- >> they have no human rights, david. >> and low wages. so is he saying he wants to bring us back to that point? like to the days of cal coolidge as joy suggests? >> david, yes. >> there's a lot going on that doesn't compute and when it does compute it's rather scary. >> there's something called the moonlight magnolia theory of economics. the south practices it right now. when you strip away unions and you can lower wages, businesses are more profitable. that's why wall street -- you see the stock market tick up when companies lay people off bec
my lips. ♪ >> obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy and sold chrysler to china who will start building jeeps. >> jennifer: fact check.org calls the commercial deceptive, misleading and out-right false. those truth-seeking organizations are really a relatively new phenomenon and as barry link tells us in part three of our series the selling of the president, in the past many false claims went unchecked. >> michael dukakis saw his fortunes contain income 1988 when the opposition aired this spot. >> michael dukakis has opposed almost every defense system we have developed. >> this was a photo opportunity staged by the dukakis campaign. the bush campaign brilliantly took the footage and used it against dukakis. the election results actually were swayed by the tv commercial. the fact listed were exaggerations, and dukakis actually answered them. there was a countered a that responded to the charges, but that didn't really matter because what really mattered was the image. in 1988 the media wasn't doing fact checks so ad makers could create images that were
markets were closed. likewise, gm soared after blowing past earnings estimates. >>> on the down side, apple shares slid and weighed down the nasdaq. sorry amex, the gold card has nothing on this guy. a new pure gold diamond and mother-of-pearl card from a bank in kazakhstan. the price, $100,000. >>> just ahead, how students in louisiana are trying to give a little back and also our own brian williams gets a first-hand look at the devastation in his old stomping ground, the new jersey shore. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. you know it can be hard to lbreathe, and how that feels.e, copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open for 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance tre
and the detroit news. obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy and sold chrysler to italians who are going to build jeeps in china. megyn: stu varney walks us through facts and fix with one of the hottest topics on the campaign trail with five days to go. new york city commuters enduring hours and hours -- normally we have an hour, hour and a half commute, that is not unusual for new yorkers. we are talking four, five hour commutes in bumper-to-bumper traffic to get in and do their jobs. like everyone else in the country the folks that work in manhattan need their paychecks. we are seeing vehicles packing the gas stations that still have fuel. some waiting in lines that are miles long but patients is not long it is short and it is getting shorter by the day. trace gallagher following the traffic nightmare, trace. >> reporter: before i show you more of the crazy pictures megyn and they are crazy i want to give you the problem in a nutshell, the new york metro area gets 25% of its gas from two refineries, those refineries are shut down. the new york harbor 20% comes through the new york harb
outlets are calling mitt romney's latest ads, suggesting auto jobs are being sent to china. gm calls romney's ads politics at its cynical worst. >> what you have there are the two latest ads. as you know, tv is only part of this those days. if you turned on your radio lately, you have noticed a onslaught aimed for and against president obama and mitt romney. >> romney as a millionaire who uses loopholes to pay a lower tax rate than nurses and police. romney's plan makes midel class families pay more. $2,000 a year while giving multimillionaires a tax cut. >> and what would you do now if you were barack obama? you would attack with ads spice and what some call unfair and untrue. ads that are, quote, blowing smoke, go too far and supported my more evidence. >> reporter: so they go back and forth and forth and back. the question here is are any voters listening anymore? even though many have made up their minds, they're growing tired of ads from both sides of the race. >> if i sigh see it and hear it, i will turn it off and go on with my day. >> i turn them down. i have gotten to the po
industry. he's supported by the detroit news. obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy. >> before i get you to comment on it. i'm going to go to the obama ad. it is a response to this ad. obama ad called collapsed. it's a rebutle to this ad. >> when the auto industry faced collapse, mitt romney turned his back. even the conservative detroit news criticized romney for wrongheadedness on the bailout. and now, after romney's false claim of jeep out sourcing to china. >> here's what i want to know. i don't know the answer. and this is a good example. one of them's got to be wrong. who is wrong? >> well , the romney ad is technically true but misleading. one of the things he claims, it goes on to say that chrysler is going to increase production of jeeps in china. and turns out they are increasing production of jeeps in the u.s. and in china. and you are left with the misleading impression that they are moving jobs from the u.s. to china. in fact, they are increasing production in both places. >> okay. >> there's another couple factors. one is the detroit news of romney. romney 's right to s
live with news for your money. >> reporter: good morning. auto makers like chrysler, ford, gm, will report october sales later today. sales are forecast to rise 11% from a year ago, which would make it the best october for the industry since 2007. analysts say monday's superstorm on the east coast likely led to the loss of about 100,000 vehicles. dealers should be able to make that up this month. and sandy may have been very bad news for homeowners, but it's bringing some good news to the residential construction sector. "the new york times" reports construction companies will be getting a lot of business. flood waters are pumped out of the neighborhood, power lines are restored and roads are clear of debris. they'll also be able to hire lots of workers. many of whom have been idle due to the housing slump over the past five years. guys, it's interesting to note that lumber futures on the chicago mercantile exchange soared yesterday. the trade there is framing lumber used mainly in home construction. >> thank you. >>> sam's club is helping recharge those left in the dark by sa
a gm and chrysler into bankruptcy and sold chrysler to italians who were going to build jeeps and china. mitt romney will fight for every american job. gerri: and the left out swinging today claiming the ad is inaccurate, including joe biden who called it flagrantly dishonest. my next guest says romney has it right. here to explain, associate fellow for the national legal and policy center. great to have you back. always a pasure to have you on the show. this all came out of a report in bloomberg. let me read you what the road and read your response. european sales, the ceos, sergio marchini, considering building chrysler models in italy, including jeeps, for export to north america. now, is that true or is that false? >> that is absolutely true, and prior to that there was a bloomberg report that did say that the yacht was going to be building jeeps in china, possibly old jeeps, so that is where the governor romney got that information. now, there was one slight inaccuracies under the romney and where he said the obama administration sold chrysler to the italians. he didn't. he gave it
in china at the expense of workers in ohio. both g.m. and chrysler have protested. but the romney campaign insists the facts in the ads are accurate. syrian government forces stepped up widespread air assaults on opposition strongholds today, anti-government activists said, after a holiday ceasefire fell apart. amateur video showed mig fighter jets strike near a mosque on the outskirts of damascus. warplanes also pounded the north, in towns including dair al zour. two days of bombing have left at least 185 people dead. meanwhile, u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton called for a shakeup of the syrian opposition in its bid to oust president assad. she said it should include people who've been fighting on the front lines, not just activists who've lived outside of syria for decades. in china, a government think tank urged leadership to end the country's one-child policy. it recommends each family be allowed to have two children by 2015, and by 2020 all limits be dropped. the one-child policy was introduced in 1980 to help curb china's population growth. but it's been widely unpopular and
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